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Archive: Sustainability

23 Jun 2016

Unable to Endure Rising Seas, Alaskan Villages Stuck in Limbo

by DIANE TOOMEY
As an advocate for Alaska’s Native communities, Robin Bronen points to a bureaucratic Catch-22 — villages cannot get government support to relocate in the face of climate-induced threats, but they are no longer receiving funds to repair their crumbling infrastructure. READ MORE

14 Jun 2016

A Tiny Pacific Nation Takes the Lead on Protecting Marine Life

by EMMA BRYCE
Unhappy with how regional authorities have failed to protect fish stocks in the Western Pacific, Palau has launched its own bold initiatives – creating a vast marine sanctuary and conducting an experiment designed to reduce bycatch in its once-thriving tuna fishery. READ MORE

31 May 2016

Hard-Pressed Rust Belt Cities Go Green to Aid Urban Revival

by WINIFRED BIRD
Gary, Indiana is joining Detroit and other fading U.S. industrial centers in an effort to turn abandoned neighborhoods and factory sites into gardens, parks, and forests. In addition to the environmental benefits, these greening initiatives may help catalyze an economic recovery. READ MORE

16 May 2016

As Drought Grips South Africa, A Conflict Over Water and Coal

by KEITH SCHNEIDER
Facing one of the worst droughts in memory, South Africa’s leaders have doubled down on their support of the water-intensive coal industry. But clean energy advocates say the smartest move would be to back the country’s burgeoning wind and solar power sectors. READ MORE

11 May 2016

Bringing Energy Upgrades To the Nation’s Inner Cities

by DIANE TOOMEY
Donnel Baird has launched a startup that aims to revolutionize how small businesses and nonprofits secure funding for energy efficiency and clean energy projects in low-income neighborhoods. In a Yale Environment 360 interview, he talks about how he plans to bring his vision to dozens of U.S. cities. READ MORE

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29 Jun 2016: U.S. Solar Energy Market Experiencing an Unprecedented Boom

28 Jun 2016: U.S., Canada, and Mexico to Set 50 Percent Renewable Power Goal by 2025

23 Jun 2016: Unable to Endure Rising Seas, Alaskan Villages Stuck in Limbo

17 Jun 2016: California’s Roadside Trees Provide $1 Billion in Municipal Services

01 Jun 2016: Climate Change Could Be Making Food Crops More Toxic, UN Report Says

25 May 2016: Could This Straddling Bus Help Solve China’s Air Pollution Problem?

11 May 2016: Bringing Energy Upgrades To the Nation’s Inner Cities

28 Apr 2016: Half of All Farmed Fish Have Deformed Ear Bones That Cause Hearing Loss

21 Apr 2016: A Town Made Almost Entirely Out Of Plastic Bottles is Being Built in Panama

20 Apr 2016: Entries Invited for Third Annual Yale Environment 360 Video Contest


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